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April2020: Puswhisperer4

April2020: Puswhisperer4

Mark Crislip returns with more surprises from our microbial overlords. In his 30 years of practice he’s seen rare bacteria, common bacteria, common bacteria in rare places, complications you can’t name and stories that will make you scrub your hands until they’re raw and char your food until it’s in cinders. Mycobacteria that cause skin […]

August 2019: Marrow Me

August 2019: Marrow Me

MARROW ME: One Man’s Entrance into the Merry World of Multiple Myeloma.

 

MARROW ME is written with stark beauty and unflinching candor, filled with equal parts grace and horror as a writer at the height of his powers — even while pharmaceutically challenged — shines a light on this increasingly common human condition. Multiple […]

November 1: Antarctica Becomes Her

November 1: Antarctica Becomes Her

Bitingduck Press proudly announces its first photography book for November 2019, intended as part of an Extreme Latitude series featuring research in the Arctic and Antarctic, the scientists who work there, the science they do, and the everyday existence lived in uninhabited regions of the planet under the midnight sun.

These illustrated books are for […]

Available now: Puswhisperer III

Available now: Puswhisperer III

An entirely new compendium of clinical tales from Mark Crislip, MD, the “Puswhisperer.” As in his previous collections, Puswhisperer I and II, Puswhisperer III provides clinical gems from a decades-long practice in infectious disease. From flu to staph to Legionnaire’s to tuberculosis, HIV, and a few zebras, Puswhisperer will test your diagnostic acumen and ensure […]

Available Now: Millionaire Valley

Available Now: Millionaire Valley

Millionaire Valley is a fictionalized memoir about a woman who was nearly robbed of the business she had built by an unscrupulous “marketer.” The usurper, eventually joined by a sidekick, promised she could take the company to the next level. Instead, the plan was to pay herself an exorbitant salary, run the business into the […]

Available Now! Flies in the Ointment

Available Now! Flies in the Ointment

Essays on Supplements, Complementary and Alternative Medicine (SCAM) by an infectious disease physician.

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A carefully selected and edited compendium of the best of Dr. Mark Crislip (the Puswhisperer)’s blog posts from sciencebasedmedicine.org. The sections have been edited for redundancy, updated for 2017, and classified into themes.

Supplements and Complementary and […]

Now Available: Cat Zero

Now Available: Cat Zero

Artie Marshall is a scientist. She is perpetually underfunded, relegated to a damp basement, and besieged on all sides by sexist colleagues. Added to that she is immersed in a messy divorce. But she’s never been happier: she recently landed her own lab, based in an eclectic think-tank housed in the leafy suburbs of North […]

Available Now: Out On the Drink

Available Now: Out On the Drink

Sean Bulger is a 16-year-old alcoholic from Newfoundland. His life revolves around